Tuesday, January 4, 2011

The best of London, Paris & Rome

11 Days from only $2,399 (AIR INCLUDED)
All of this and more...
Round-trip air transportation with a major airline and airport transfers
The services of a Tour Director
Local city guides in London, Paris and Rome
9 nights accommodations in well-located hotels
Buffet breakfast (B) daily; 3 three-course dinners,  including wine or beer (D)
Private deluxe motorcoach, high-speed Eurostar train transfer and porterage
Guided sightseeing and entrance fees to select sights as described

Hotel: Park Plaza Westminster Bridge r Kensington Close
Day 1
Relax aboard an overnight transatlantic flight to Great Britain.
Day 2
Arrive in London, one of Europe's oldest capitol cities. After clearing customs, look for the Hotel by Bus Transfer Desk. They will provide the transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to begin your explorations of London. Meet your fellow travelers at this evening's included Welcome Dinner. (B in flight, D)
Day 3
Discover some of London's historical highlights as a professional local guide leads a sightseeing tour of the British capitol. You'll see the House of Parliament, Big Ben and the gates of St. James's Palace, where you can glimpse the ceremonial Changing of the Guard (seasonal). Then join an optional excursion to Windsor Castle, a thousand-year-old royal retreat built by William the Conqueror. (B)
Day 4
With a free day in London, you might view the collections of London's museums, such as the National Gallery or the Tate Modern. Or join an optional morning of St. Paul's and Westminister Abbey. Later in the evening, enjoy an optional London Eye and Pub Dinner. (B)
Hotel: Mercure Montmartre
Day 5
Transfer to St. Pancras Station to board the state-of-the-art Eurostar train for your high-speed journey to Paris. (B,D)
Day 6
Drive down the sycamore-lined Champs-Elysees, one of the world's most celebrated boulevards, as a logical guide introduces you to the historical and cultural landmarks of the City of Light. View the Eiffel Tower, the Place de la Concorde and the Opera House. Then, walk through the lovely Tuilries Gardens, named for their location upon the former side of a ceramic tile (tuile) factory. This afternoon, join an optional excursion to Versailles, the opulent retreat of Louis XIV and his descendants. (B)
Day 7
Soak in the romance of Paris at your leisure today. You might walk amist the book-sellers' stalls on the Left Bank or visit the world-renowned Louvre. Or opt for a walking tour of Montmarte was the epicenter of the "Lost Generation's" most prolific writers. A highlight of this excursion is your visit to the white domes of the Sacre-Couer Basilica overlooking the city. End the day at our optional Evening in Paris, with dinner at a local restaurant followed by a cruise along the Seine. (B)
Hotel: Mercure Piazza Bologna
Day 8
From Paris, fly to Rome. After you check in to your hotel, the rest of the day is free to discover the Eternal City. Your Tour Director can give you an orientation of the city and suggest sightseeing activities. (B,D)
Day 9
Spend a free day in Rome, or join an optional morning tour of Vatican City, including St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums. Follow this with an optional afternoon excursion into the Roman Catacombs, where popes and saints lie buried. (B)
Day 10
Follow the route of ancient Roman emperors on today's guided tour. Stop outside the ruins of the Forum Romanum and the Colosseum. Enjoy a free afternoon before this evening's optional Dinner with Tenors. (B)
Day 11
Depart for home. (B)
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Annabel said...

Wonderful pictures. They show how beautiful Europe is. These cities are not only great tourist destinations but also the best places for living. Regards from Rome hotels

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